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European Experience 2018

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Daniel "They're 2 forms of the European Experience tour, 12 and 14 day (includes 2 days in London). They're two swirling around on Tourradar We opted for the 12 day one since we can save money / better location on our own. Overall this tour was the best decision we (a family of four) made to explore Europe. It's fast paced (wake up early and hit the road to cover as much ground as possible). Annarieke, ou..."
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12 reviews
Starts
London
Destinations
+10
Ends
Paris
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Highlights

  • Experience Amsterdam's unique atmosphere
  • Enjoy a relaxing rhine valley cruise
  • Explore venice on a private boat
  • Breath in scenic mountain views in Austria and Switzerland
  • Visit Paris and its magnificent sights
Age range
5 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin
Max Group Size
45
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in London and end in Paris! With the discovery tour European Experience 2018, you have a 14 day tour package taking you from London to Paris and through London, England and 11 other destinations in Europe. European Experience 2018 includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

12 Reviews

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Good
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Average
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  • AC
    Written on August 4, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Just the right mix for me, didn't get bored as this is a highlights tour, showing you the main attractions. on the go all the time which was great. Highly recommend this tour.
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  • CY
    Written on July 16, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The tour was well organised, tour guide and driver were great and very helpful.
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  • FH
    Written on July 2, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    I loved getting to see so much! And MJ is brilliant. So knowledgeable and always graceful under pressure. She was very willing to help and patient.
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  • EP
    Written on June 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Julie and Rudy were amazing! Great Tour And group !
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  • European Experience 2018 reviewer 5
    Written on June 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    European experience was a trip of a lifetime.
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  • CM
    Written on June 11, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Can't believe all the amazing sights we saw in such a short time! Fun, fast pace from begining to end. Ready to take a nap and do it again!
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  • PW
    Written on November 6, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    This is our first time joined the group tour, we had a great time this European experience trip without any wasting our time spend on waiting buses/train if we go by our-self. Our Travel director, Stephen Pearce, he is excellence and knowledgeable guided us for all the attractions and taking care to all us for the whole. trip.
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  • DD
    Written on September 28, 2017
    4.5 - Excellent

    They're 2 forms of the European Experience tour, 12 and 14 day (includes 2 days in London). They're two swirling around on Tourradar We opted for the 12 day one since we can save money / better location on our own. Overall this tour was the best decision we (a family of four) made to explore Europe. It's fast paced (wake up early and hit the road to cover as much ground as possible). Annarieke, our tour guide, is lovely and made our experience quite enjoyable. The hotel in Paris didn't have AC and the windows are sealed shut so that caused quite a stir amongst the tour members. Certain days, the days are organized around the optional experiences so you might be stuck in a hotel if you opt out (they also try to make you feel bad by saying "almost everyone" is going on the tour so you feel left out). But don't cave in if you don't want to spend the money on some of the experiences (the carriage ride and moulan rouge are really really overpriced according to my fellow your members). They also don't tell you the schedule of the days in advance so you can't really plan around them. So plan to get a taxi if you don't to do optional dinners in Rome and Paris. But overall, the tour was organized and ran smoothly. Bus was comfortable (we slept a ton on the road), rest stops were adequate to get some snacks, and the included dinners did their job to feed us and help bond.
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  • EN
    Written on July 10, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Our tour Guide MJ was the best - we would choose any itinerary in the future just to have her again!
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  • DV
    Written on April 21, 2016
    1.5 - Rather poor

    Too long on the bus , auto barn stops never ending , BB's were few. No major activities planned for Christmas & New Year . TD brought his girlfriend along on for half the half trip . Distraction , big time . Never ever do a Cost Saver . Ever.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1: Arrive London (2 Nights)
  2. Day 2: London Free Time
  3. Day 3: London – Amsterdam
  4. Day 4: Amsterdam – Cologne – Rhineland
  5. Day 5: Rhineland – Munich – Innsbruck
  6. Day 6: Innsbruck – Venice
  7. Day 7: Venice – Rome (2 Nights)
  8. Day 8: Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
  9. Day 9: Rome – Florence
  10. Day 10: Florence – Lucerne Region (2 Nights)
  11. Day 11: Lucerne Orientation and Free Time
  12. Day 12: Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights)
  13. Day 13: Paris Orientation and Free Time
  14. Day 14: Depart Paris

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour generally concludes after breakfast at Mercure Ivry Quai De Seine in Paris, where an included departure transfer will take you to Paris Charles de Gaulle at 8 am. It's time to say farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Please be aware the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      This tour generally starts from Hilton Olympia in London and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. After check-in, you can relax and unwind, as the rest of your day is free to explore this fascinating city. Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Arrival airport transfers are available to purchase from Heathrow Airport, please contact our customer support team to arrange this. For guests flying into London’s Gatwick Airport, the tour operator recommends the Gatwick Express as transportation to the hotel. An included departure transfer to Paris Charles de Gaulle is included at 8 am on the last day of the tour.

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    About the countries

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    Currencies

    £
    Pound sterling
    England
    Euro
    France , Netherlands , Germany , Austria and Italy
    CHF
    Franc
    Switzerland

    Plugs & Adapters

    EnglandFrance, Netherlands, Germany, Austria and ItalyItalySwitzerland

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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    Location
    London is the starting point and Paris is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request CostSaver to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this CostSaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 October 2018 the full payment of $2,064 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2064 for European Experience 2018, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for CostSaver tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,940 km.
    • London (England)
    • 109 km
    • Dover (England)
    • 43 km
    • Calais (France)
    • 262 km
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • 214 km
    • Cologne (Germany)
    • 456 km
    • Munich (Germany)
    • 97 km
    • Innsbruck (Austria)
    • 215 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 394 km
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 232 km
    • Florence (Italy)
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